Choose A Positive Attitude

Office Dynamics

Look at work as a gift. Assertive Attitude Productivity Self Development Stress Management UncategorizedFrom Joan Burge’s new book, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed (2018). I HAVE BEEN SPEAKING on attitude since 1990. What I said in 1990 still holds true today.

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Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed!

Office Dynamics

If someone is doing something or saying something that is unacceptable to you, then you need to speak up in a professional and assertive manner. This is important for all assistants, managers and coworkers to remember the administrative profession is a true profession! These are the individuals who put up with all the stuff every day, put themselves second and third on the list, manage a multitude of responsibilities, make their executives look good, and are confidantes.

2017 168

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Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership for Administrative Professionals

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Self-Management vs. Stress Management and Juggling Work, Home and Your Personal Life. Joan’s necklace was a very special piece purchased as a gift from her late husband, Dave. Also a gift from Dave.). This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals).

Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

Office Dynamics

Here’s a recap of just some of the amazing things that went on this year in celebration of you, Administrative Professionals: Executive Secretary Magazine sent out daily gifts from a variety of organizations specifically for administrative professionals learning benefit. Office Ninjas offered daily flash give aways and they had some really incredible gifts. Business Management Daily had a daily free download or gift. Wow, what a fabulous April!

2015 116

Don’t Be a Dragon to Yourself (Part 3 of 3)

Office Dynamics

I have already written about managers as perceived dragons and co-workers. Lack assertiveness. The problem with not being assertive is we let people walk over us. If you don’t feel you are assertive, take some classes. Assertive is about getting your needs met while being considerate of others. Every person has a special gift to bring to the world. If you read the past two blogs, you will know that I have been talking about office dragons.

2017 122

4 Ways To Get Noticed At Work

Office Dynamics

Be sure to let your talents and gifts shine. Admin Assistant Training Admin Tips Assertive Assistant Training Career Management Motivators Self Development administrative profession get noticed at work Joan Burge Monday Motivators Star Quest throwback visible assistantDon’t Get Lost In The Clouds … The Visible Assistant . Hello Monday Motivators! I hope you had a great weekend.

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Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

Plus, in honor of the holiday season, she’ll have some special gifts to share for lucky attendees! It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over. Here at Office Dynamics International, as we wrap up this 25th year of business, we’re feeling both grateful and overwhelmed with all we’ve experienced in 2015. Perhaps you can relate to those feelings? This free monthly webinar series has given us the opportunity to get to know so many more of you than ever before.

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Be Bold Enough To Be An Owner

Office Dynamics

When you embrace this mentality, you act differently and management notices. Strategic Thinker : use their gifts to further the company and its initiatives. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Career Management Motivators Self Development Workplace Tools #careeradvice A Company of Owners accountability admin administrative professionals culture Daren Martin executive assistant focus leadership motivation ownership presence professionalism support role webinar

2016 125

How to Embrace an Owner Mentality

Office Dynamics

Strategic Thinker: use their gifts to further the company and its initiatives. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Leadership Problem Solving Self Development Workplace Tools A Company of Owners accountability assistant webinars Daren Martin free webinar learning ownership ownership at work training and development workplaceEmbracing the “Owner” Mentality with Special Guest, Daren Martin, PhD.

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How to Gain Respect and Make Professional Connections

Dumb Little Man

Listen, some people are born with that 'gift'. Mutual Respect is Crucial Learning to be assertive is very important for healthy relationships. Assertiveness is a way of communicating with mutual respect. Consider assertiveness in your everyday life and start practicing.

2011 285

Revelations from the Revolution at the Conference for Administrative Excellence

Office Dynamics

Joan taught us to be assertive and persistent, even in the face of naysayers. There’s one thing I always say about the Office Dynamics Conference: It’s the little things that really make it special—the surprise attendee gifts, the interactive workshop-style activities, and the elaborate gala event to name just a few. Just over a week ago, I had the honor of attending the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence.

2016 159

How to Say 'No' at Work

Ian's Messy Desk

Taking on more than you can manage only leads to frustration as nothing gets done very well. That will give you the confidence to manage your work assertively. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 164

12 Days of Christmas Sale Day 10

Office Dynamics

Now is the time to stock up on all you need for holiday gifting and pay zilch for shipping! What if you perceive yourself as being assertive but not everyone agrees? You may, for example, be demure when dealing with a group of upper management people. On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave to me ten lords-a-leaping. These lords were leaping for joy because they just heard about our FREE Shipping Friday offer!

2012 119

How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Throw in collaboration and communication tools like Slack, workflow managers, chat, text, *gasp* the phone… and the idea of unplugging becomes downright laughable. If your ideal day requires a conversation with your manager or boss, start tracking productivity during these times and make them a pitch to adjust your schedule. If you hate baby showers, send a thoughtful gift and be done with it. In our ever-connected world, we are being drained by our work.

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How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Throw in collaboration and communication tools like Slack, workflow managers, chat, text, *gasp* the phone… and the idea of unplugging becomes downright laughable. If your ideal day requires a conversation with your manager or boss, start tracking productivity during these times and make them a pitch to adjust your schedule. If you hate baby showers, send a thoughtful gift and be done with it. In our ever-connected world, we are being drained by our work.

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How to Get Productive & Organized, Even if You have ADD/ADHD or ADD/ADHD Tendencies - Listen Live!

Productive & Organized

  You have tried a number of things to manage your time, space and information, but systems and processes just don't stick.  Dr Ned Hallowell said, " ADD is actually a gift, but it can be really hard to un-wrap. " "I must be going crazy!"

2011 207

If You Want Something Done, Thank Others for What They Do

The Office Professionals Place

If it is a situation that requires urgent attention, be assertive and ask for help and apologize for any inconvenience. One thing I have found that goes a long way are personal handwritten thank you notes and Starbucks gift cards.

2010 130

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 6 Questions to Increase your.

45 Things

You alone have responsibility for managing your career. As far a those who deliberately shun accountability, I completely disagree with Robert (who asserts that 'one who commits to open honesty.will always come out ahead') and Joe (who asserts that 'behavinng badly backfires).

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